#017: Union of Voices, Unity of Hearts (with Dr. Tony Alonso)

Dr. Tony Alonso

Dr. Tony Alonso

We are entering the busiest time of year here at Ministry Monday. We are making final preparations for two national conferences, both taking place in just a few weeks. So, today we are again dipping into our archives. This time, we’ll hear from Dr. Tony Alonso. I have to say, this is one of the best, most honest, and authentic plenum addresses I’ve heard. Tony speaks about issues that face those of us who work in pastoral ministry, directly addressing the conflict, competing vision, and sometimes contentious attitudes that can impede our unity.

Recorded at the fortieth NPM national convention in 2017, you will hear Tony speak about the obstacles and opportunities toward expressing the fullness of who we are as a Church musically and theologically, and Pope Francis’ image of the Church as “field hospital” as a metaphor for how our work might serve better as a medicine of unity rather than as a weapon of division. 



For more information about Dr. Tony Alonso and his other compositions, visit his composer pages at GIA Publications and World Library Publications. You can also visit his website: www.tonyalonso.com

To learn more about the Summer Ministry Colloquium, to be held on June 30, visit the One Call Institute website. You can see a listing of the team, breakout topics, and register to attend. Don't miss it! 

The recordings of "How Firm A Foundation" and "Give Us Peace" were produced by GIA Publications.

Visit NPM's digital resource library, referenced at the end of the episode. 

To join us this summer at the national convention in Baltimore, Maryland, visit the 2018 NPM convention website

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